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Is China behind the anti-US protests in Nepal?

February 21, 2022 15:27 IST

Please click on the images for glimpses of the protests against the $500 million United States infrastructure grant near the Nepalese parliament in Kathmandu.

IMAGE: Protester sit near burning tires.
All photographs: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters


IMAGE: Protesters cremate a dummy corpse representing the US infrastructure grant.


IMAGE: Protesters try to break through a police barricade.


IMAGE: Demonstrators push aside the police barricade.


IMAGE: Demonstrators hurls stones at the riot police.


IMAGE: A policemen hurls a stone back at the mob.


IMAGE: Riot police fire tear gas at the demonstrators.


IMAGE: A demonstrator braves a water cannon.


IMAGE: An injured demonstrator is carried to hospital.


IMAGE: Riot police charge a protester before detaining her.



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